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East Shore Cottage

St Monans, Fife

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Right on the shore in the picturesque little Fife fishing village of St Monans and right next door to Sea Breeze, which has for a number of years been one of our most popular cottages, is East Shore, which is more or less its mirror image and occupies the same sought-after situation.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 2 Bedrooms: 1
Changeover Day: Sat Pets Allowed: No
No smoking Bathrooms: 1
  • No Smoking
  • WiFi

East Shore is snug and cosy, with new double glazing and gas central heating. Typically for these old fishermen's cottages, it is on three levels (they were fit in those days), connected by steepish stairs.

On the ground floor is the spacious, modern and well-equipped kitchen-diner. The first floor has a snug sitting room with flame effect gas fire and an elegant bathroom. On the top floor is the double bedroom. From all the front windows, of course, there are the wonderful and uninterrupted sea views - you may even be lucky enough to see seals and dolphins swimming past the door!

While traditionally these old cottages with their thick walls and small windows could be rather dark, the careful choice of décor and new windows means that this is certainly not the case at East Shore. Both the kitchen and sitting room, facing south, are bright and sunny while the upstairs bedroom has both a Velux and a dear little window on the gable end at the side. It is all part of the charm!

Map & Local

Clustered round its little harbour, St Monans is one of the quietest and prettiest of the villages of the East Neuk. It has a famous seafood restaurant, shops and pubs within a few minutes walk of the cottage.

There are lovely coastal walks and more good golf courses in the surrounding area than perhaps anywhere else in Scotland, including, of course, St Andrews itself which is only 13 miles away.

In addition to its legendary golf courses, St Andrews is also steeped in history and has a vast expanse of glorious sandy beach, where both dogs and children will think they have landed in heaven! There is cycle hire in Elie, where you can also take boat trips to view the seabird colonies on the Isle of May in the Firth.

There is lots to see and do round about and further afield, Edinburgh, Perth, the Highlands and Loch Lomond can all be accessed with ease for a day trip.

Local Events and Attractions


Please note: while we make every effort to be as accurate as possible, the actual position of the cottage indicated on the map above and the proximity of the amenities in the Local Info section cannot be guaranteed to be precise and should be used as a guide only.



Ground Floor

Kitchen/diner with electric oven, gas hob, fridge-freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave etc

First Floor

Sitting room with gas coal-effect fire, TV/DVD, CD player
Bathroom with bath/shower, WC and wash basin

Second Floor

Double bedroom

What's included

Linen (Double Bed)
Sets of towels


Bed linen and towels are INCLUDED. Electricity is INCLUDED. Heating is by gas central heating (first £15 INCLUDED with any additional payable at the end of your stay). WiFi is INCLUDED (subject to a fair usage policy). Sorry, no pets. No smoking.



The calendar below shows dates which are either available or booked for this property. Use the Book Now menu above to select your desired holiday dates.

Changeover Day: Sat

Booked Available

Weekly Prices

The weekly guide prices for this property are shown below. Use the availability & book sidebar on the right to select your holiday or calculate short break rates (where available).

  • Save 15% - August 18 From 18/08/2018 to 24/08/2018
  • Save 15% - August 18 From 25/08/2018 to 31/08/2018

Changeover Day: Sat

Rental - Date Range Sleeps 2
30 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018 £525.00
01 Sep 2018 - 21 Sep 2018 £475.00
22 Sep 2018 - 05 Oct 2018 £395.00
06 Oct 2018 - 26 Oct 2018 £475.00
27 Oct 2018 - 20 Dec 2018 £345.00
21 Dec 2018 - 27 Dec 2018 £525.00
28 Dec 2018 - 05 Jan 2019 £525.00
06 Jan 2019 - 08 Feb 2019 POA
09 Feb 2019 - 05 Apr 2019 POA
06 Apr 2019 - 26 Apr 2019 POA
27 Apr 2019 - 10 May 2019 POA
11 May 2019 - 24 May 2019 POA
25 May 2019 - 31 May 2019 POA
01 Jun 2019 - 28 Jun 2019 POA
29 Jun 2019 - 30 Aug 2019 POA
31 Aug 2019 - 20 Sep 2019 POA
21 Sep 2019 - 11 Oct 2019 POA
12 Oct 2019 - 01 Nov 2019 POA
02 Nov 2019 - 19 Dec 2019 POA
20 Dec 2019 - 27 Dec 2019 POA
28 Dec 2019 - 05 Jan 2020 POA
06 Jan 2020 - 05 Jan 2021 POA
06 Jan 2021 - 05 Jan 2022 POA

Please note: Prices are calculated based on your party size at the time of booking. If your party size changes for any reason after booking please let us know so we can ensure the accommodation provided meets your exact requirements.

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